The Defense Department has expanded a pilot program allowing some military families to renew their military ID cards by mail. A program started in 2023 allowing stateside ID card renewal options for military family members has expanded to include retirees, their dependents, and members of the Reserve to participate. Now, more military families have expanded… Read more »
Disabled veterans and retirees may be in for a major cost-of-living adjustment. Find out what this could mean for your finances and how to prepare. Read more.
October 1, 2021 could see a huge 5.9% increase in Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for military retirees and disabled veterans. Learn more.
A bipartisan push in Congress could provide nearly 42,000 combat-injured veterans with expanded retirement benefits. They would be eligible to receive both disability compensation and retired pay. The bill, if passed, would allow disabled veterans who were medically retired before serving 20 years to receive their full military benefits.
New TRICARE Select Fees For Retirees Begin January 1, 2021 On June 22nd, TRICARE announced in a press release that TRICARE Select Group A retired beneficiaries must pay for enrollment fees “in order to maintain their health coverage.” The new fees are set to take effect on January 1st, 2021, and this is the first… Read more »